Axiom Space announces Ax-2 Crew, second all-private mission to space station
Axiom Space announced the crew assignments for its second mission to the International Space Station.
>>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE <<<
Axiom Space Announces #Ax2 Crew, Second All-Private Mission to Space Station. https://t.co/AgetwEGDb8
— Axiom Space (@Axiom_Space) February 13, 2023
Read: SpaceX launches Axiom Space’s 1st all-private mission to the Space Station
Axiom Space’s Ax-2 Crew is scheduled to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in the spring of 2023.
Read: ‘What a ride’: Axiom-1 becomes first all-private crewed mission to dock with ISS
The four-person multi-national team, comprised of Commander Peggy Whitson, Pilot John Shoffner, Mission Specialist Ali AlQarni, and Mission Specialist Rayyanah Barnawi, will be the first mission to include both private and foreign government astronauts.
Read: Axiom-1, first all-private crew, set to return to Earth this weekend after historic mission to ISS
The astronauts will spend ten days aboard the ISS and conduct science, outreach, and commercial activities.
Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.